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Rectory, Wrentham

Description: Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281927

OS Grid Reference: TM4885683016
OS Grid Coordinates: 648856, 283016
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3886, 1.6558

Location: B1127, Wrentham, Suffolk NR34 7LX

Locality: Wrentham
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR34 7LX

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Listing Text


1/62 Rectory

Rectory. Mid C18 with later alterations; very extensive rear additions of
1842 together with some earlier work were demolished when the house was
modernised in 1953. Colourwashed brick, hipped roof of glazed black pantiles.
2 storeys and attic. 6-bay facade with brick pilasters to left and between
bays 5 and 6. Sash windows with glazing bars in flush frames, slightly
cambered brick arches; the first floor windows have large panes of later date.
Good 2-storey Gothick porch of c.1840: brick, with a crenellated parapet;
panelled wooden doorway surround, 2-centre entrance arch with modern door and
glazed tympanum. 3-light first floor window with small panes and cusped ogee
heads to the lights. Within the porch is a doorway with inset 6-panel
entrance door (the upper 2 panels glazed), semi-circular fanlight with glazing
bars, panelled reveals and early C19 Roman Doric pilasters. At the right hand
gable end the first floor overhangs and is supported on 3 iron columns. C18
staircase with turned balusters.

Listing NGR: TM4885683016

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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